Information Session: Second Career

Title: Information Session: Second Career
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: Learn more about this government funding program designed to help unemployed or underemployed Ontario residents get the skills and training they need to find jobs in high-demand occupations.
Start Time: 09:30 am
Date: May 19, 2017
End Time: 11:00 am

Computer Skills Tutorials

Title: Computer Skills Tutorials
Location: Neighbourhood Link Resource Centre 3036 Danforth Ave
Description: Computerized interactive training in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook) – basic and advanced topics covered. Available during the hours of operation of the Resource Centre (9:00 am – 4:00 pm). Ask for assistance at the Sign-in Desk.
Start Time: 09:00 am
Date: May 4, 2017
End Time: 04:00 pm

WHMIS Online

Title: WHMIS Online
Location: Neighbourhood Link Resource Centre 3036 Danforth Ave
Description: Personalized assistance with accessing online WHMIS training and certification exam. Available during the hours of operation of the Resource Centre (9:00 am – 4:00 pm). Ask for assistance at the Sign-
in Desk.

Start Time: 09:00 am
Date: May 2, 2017
End Time: 04:00 pm

Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop

Title: Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop
Location: 3036 Danforth Ave, Toronto ON
Description: The Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshops will teach you skills required for MS word and Internet workshops while building your confidence using the computer.
This is the last workshop of six
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 26, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop

Title: Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop
Location: 3036 Danforth Ave, Toronto ON
Description: The Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshops will teach you skills required for MS word and Internet workshops while building your confidence using the computer.
This is the fifth workshop of six
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 19, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop

Title: Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop
Location: 3036 Danforth Ave, Toronto ON
Description: The Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshops will teach you skills required for MS word and Internet workshops while building your confidence using the computer.
This is the fourth workshop of six
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 12, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop

Title: Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop
Location: 3036 Danforth Ave, Toronto ON
Description: The Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshops will teach you skills required for MS word and Internet workshops while building your confidence using the computer.
This is the third workshop of six
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 5, 2017
End Time: 03:00 pm

Community Dinner

Title: Community Dinner
Location: 10 Gower Street, Toronto, ON
Description: The community is invited to enjoy a free nutritious home-cooked meal. We serve up to 100 guests weekly.
Start Time: 05:00 pm
Date: May 25, 2017
End Time: 07:00 pm

Community Dinner

Title: Community Dinner
Location: 10 Gower Street, Toronto, ON
Description: The community is invited to enjoy a free nutritious home-cooked meal. We serve up to 100 guests weekly.
Start Time: 05:00 pm
Date: May 18, 2017
End Time: 07:00 pm

Community Dinner

Title: Community Dinner
Location: 10 Gower Street, Toronto, ON
Description: The community is invited to enjoy a free nutritious home-cooked meal. We serve up to 100 guests weekly.
Start Time: 05:00 pm
Date: May 11, 2017
End Time: 07:00 pm

Community Dinner

Title: Community Dinner
Location: 10 Gower Street, Toronto, ON
Description: The community is invited to enjoy a free nutritious home-cooked meal. We serve up to 100 guests weekly.
Start Time: 05:00 pm
Date: May 4, 2017
End Time: 07:00 pm

Newcomer Support Conversation Circle

Title: Newcomer Support Conversation Circle
Location: 91 Barrington Avenue,Toronto, ON
Description: These informal gatherings are a great way for newcomers to Canada to practice their English language skills.
Start Time: 01:30 pm
Date: May 25, 2017
End Time: 03:00 pm

Newcomer Support Conversation Circle

Title: Newcomer Support Conversation Circle
Location: 91 Barrington Avenue,Toronto, ON
Description: These informal gatherings are a great way for newcomers to Canada to practice their English language skills.
Start Time: 01:30 pm
Date: May 18, 2017
End Time: 03:00 pm

Newcomer Support Conversation Circle

Title: Newcomer Support Conversation Circle
Location: 91 Barrington Avenue,Toronto, ON
Description: These informal gatherings are a great way for newcomers to Canada to practice their English language skills.
Start Time: 01:30 pm
Date: May 11, 2017
End Time: 03:00 pm

Newcomer Support Conversation Circle

Title: Newcomer Support Conversation Circle
Location: 91 Barrington Avenue,Toronto, ON
Description: These informal gatherings are a great way for newcomers to Canada to practice their English language skills.
Start Time: 01:30 pm
Date: May 4, 2017
End Time: 03:00 pm

Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop

Title: Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop
Location: 3036 Danforth Ave, Toronto ON
Description: The Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshops will teach you skills required for MS word and Internet workshops while building your confidence using the computer.
This is the last workshop of six
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 24, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop

Title: Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop
Location: 3036 Danforth Ave, Toronto ON
Description: The Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshops will teach you skills required for MS word and Internet workshops while building your confidence using the computer.
This is the fifth workshop of six
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 17, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop

Title: Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop
Location: 3036 Danforth Ave, Toronto ON
Description: The Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshops will teach you skills required for MS word and Internet workshops while building your confidence using the computer.
This is the fourth workshop of six
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 10, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop

Title: Newcomer Support – Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshop
Location: 3036 Danforth Ave, Toronto ON
Description: The Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Workshops will teach you skills required for MS word and Internet workshops while building your confidence using the computer.
This is the third workshop of six
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 3, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

Newcomer Support Conversation Circle

Title: Newcomer Support Conversation Circle
Location: Crescent Town Club, 2A The Market Place, Toronto, ON
Description: These informal gatherings are a great way for newcomers to Canada to practice their English language skills.
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 30, 2017
End Time: 03:00 pm

Newcomer Support Conversation Circle

Title: Newcomer Support Conversation Circle
Location: Crescent Town Club, 2A The Market Place, Toronto, ON
Description: These informal gatherings are a great way for newcomers to Canada to practice their English language skills.
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 23, 2017
End Time: 03:00 pm

Newcomer Support Conversation Circle

Title: Newcomer Support Conversation Circle
Location: Crescent Town Club, 2A The Market Place, Toronto, ON
Description: These informal gatherings are a great way for newcomers to Canada to practice their English language skills.
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 16, 2017
End Time: 03:00 pm

Newcomer Support Conversation Circle

Title: Newcomer Support Conversation Circle
Location: Crescent Town Club, 2A The Market Place, Toronto, ON
Description: These informal gatherings are a great way for newcomers to Canada to practice their English language skills.
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 9, 2017
End Time: 03:00 pm

Newcomer Support Conversation Circle

Title: Newcomer Support Conversation Circle
Location: Crescent Town Club, 2A The Market Place, Toronto, ON
Description: These informal gatherings are a great way for newcomers to Canada to practice their English language skills.
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 2, 2017
End Time: 03:00 pm

Healthy Lifestyle

Title: Healthy Lifestyle
Location: Crescent Town Club, 2A The Market Place, Toronto, ON
Description: This workshops is designed to help you learn to manage your stress. Participants will experience meditation, chair yoga and tasting different foods.

Please Call Patty Hill or Nana Shamba to register 416.691.7407 or drop-in!

Start Time: 12:30 pm
Date: May 29, 2017
End Time: 02:30 pm

Healthy Lifestyle

Title: Healthy Lifestyle
Location: Crescent Town Club, 2A The Market Place, Toronto, ON
Description: This workshops is designed to help you learn to manage your stress. Participants will experience meditation, chair yoga and tasting different foods.

Please Call Patty Hill or Nana Shamba to register 416.691.7407 or drop-in!

Start Time: 12:30 pm
Date: May 15, 2017
End Time: 02:30 pm

Résumé Personalized Assistance

Title: Résumé Personalized Assistance
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: One-on-one résumé assistance for clients who need more guidance and support to identify and articulate their achievements.
Appointments need to be booked through clients’ Counsellors.
Start Time: 02:00 pm
Date: May 31, 2017
End Time: 04:00 pm

Interview Workshop

Title: Interview Workshop
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This workshop is designed to assist job applicants to feel confident during a job interview and to improve their chances of getting hired. Through discussions of relevant topics and practical activities, the workshop provides clients the information needed for proper action planning and interview preparation, as well as, the opportunity to ask questions and share their previous interview experiences.
Start Time: 10:00 am
Date: May 30, 2017
End Time: 12:00 pm

Work From Home Opportunities

Title: Work From Home Opportunities
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This workshop provides an overview of home based jobs with examples and requirements for them while also helping clients to learn how to recognize scam.
Start Time: 10:00 am
Date: May 25, 2017
End Time: 12:00 pm

Online Job Applications

Title: Online Job Applications
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This personalized assistance session is suitable for clients who have difficulty with completing online applications for jobs. To benefit from the session a client will have to be prepared with a job posting that requires an online application and with a résumé targeted to the job they want to apply for. Clients can attend multiple sessions until they become comfortable to apply online without assistance.
Prerequisite: Résumé needed
Start Time: 10:00 am
Date: May 24, 2017
End Time: 12:00 pm

Interview Practice – Video

Title: Interview Practice – Video
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: Videotaped one-on-one practice interview session with a feedback component. The appointments are 45 minutes per client and need to be booked through the client’s Employment Counsellor.
Start Time: 10:00 am
Date: May 18, 2017
End Time: 03:00 pm

Format for Winning Résumé

Title: Format for Winning Résumé
Location: Neighbourhood Link Resource Centre 3036 Danforth Ave
Description: This hands-on training will equip clients with essential document- formatting computer skills to create professional résumé appearance and a great first impression. The clients will leave the session with perfectly formatted résumé completed by them with the assistance of the facilitator. The clients may get referrals to Résumé Workshop based on the content of their résumés.
Prerequisite: Résumé soft copy
Start Time: 10:00 am
Date: May 17, 2017
End Time: 12:00 pm

Interview Practice

Title: Interview Practice
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This interactive workshop is suitable for clients who are already familiar with interview basics. By answering some of the most common interview questions, the participants will be able to practice and develop their interviewing skills and receive constructive feedback within a supportive and friendly environment.
Prerequisite: Interview Workshop
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 16, 2017
End Time: 03:00 pm

Interview Workshop

Title: Interview Workshop
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This workshop is designed to assist job applicants to feel confident during a job interview and to improve their chances of getting hired. Through discussions of relevant topics and practical activities, the workshop provides clients the information needed for proper action planning and interview preparation, as well as, the opportunity to ask questions and share their previous interview experiences.
Start Time: 10:00 am
Date: May 16, 2017
End Time: 12:00 pm

Résumé Practice

Title: Résumé Practice
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This practice session is designed for clients who are familiar with the basic principles of résumé writing. Participants work on their résumés and receive feedback and advice how to identify their job skills and transferable skills, how to identify and describe accomplishments and achievements, how to target their résumés to match the requirements of the employer and ultimately to create strong and memorable résumé.
Prerequisite: Résumé Workshop
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: May 15, 2017
End Time: 03:00 pm

Résumé Workshop

Title: Résumé Workshop
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This workshop is designed to provide the knowledge necessary to prepare an effective résumé. The training covers the basics of résumé writing: résumé structure, formatting and styles; consequently, it is suitable for beginners and also for clients who want to refresh their knowledge. The workshop includes a lot of examples and more complex topics such as: accomplishment statements, matching skills and experience to employers’ needs, writing style tips and the latest trends in résumé writing.
Start Time: 10:00 am
Date: May 15, 2017
End Time: 12:00 pm

Résumé Critique

Title: Résumé Critique
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This session consists of a 15-minute one-on-one consultation with an employment counsellor to review a résumé or cover letter, receive tips in how to make it more effective to attain tangible results. Clients receive help on editing and proofreading, document formatting and election of the most appropriate document style.

REQUIREMENTS: Clients shall bring a paper copy of their résumé and/or cover letter.
OPTIONAL: Current or past job descriptions, job postings, list of education and training experience, employment history, copy of awards, certificates and acknowledgements.

Start Time: 09:00 am
Date: May 12, 2017
End Time: 12:00 pm

Format for Winning Résumé

Title: Format for Winning Résumé
Location: Neighbourhood Link Resource Centre 3036 Danforth Ave
Description: This hands-on training will equip clients with essential document- formatting computer skills to create professional résumé appearance and a great first impression. The clients will leave the session with perfectly formatted résumé completed by them with the assistance of the facilitator. The clients may get referrals to Résumé Workshop based on the content of their résumés.
Prerequisite: Résumé soft copy
Start Time: 02:00 pm
Date: May 11, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

Résumé Personalized Assistance

Title: Résumé Personalized Assistance
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: One-on-one résumé assistance for clients who need more guidance and support to identify and articulate their achievements.
Appointments need to be booked through clients’ Counsellors.
Start Time: 02:00 pm
Date: May 10, 2017
End Time: 04:00 pm

Résumé Workshop

Title: Résumé Workshop
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This workshop is designed to provide the knowledge necessary to prepare an effective résumé. The training covers the basics of résumé writing: résumé structure, formatting and styles; consequently, it is suitable for beginners and also for clients who want to refresh their knowledge. The workshop includes a lot of examples and more complex topics such as: accomplishment statements, matching skills and experience to employers’ needs, writing style tips and the latest trends in résumé writing.
Start Time: 10:00 am
Date: May 9, 2017
End Time: 12:00 pm

Résumé Critique

Title: Résumé Critique
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This session consists of a 15-minute one-on-one consultation with an employment counsellor to review a résumé or cover letter, receive tips in how to make it more effective to attain tangible results. Clients receive help on editing and proofreading, document formatting and election of the most appropriate document style.

REQUIREMENTS: Clients shall bring a paper copy of their résumé and/or cover letter.
OPTIONAL: Current or past job descriptions, job postings, list of education and training experience, employment history, copy of awards, certificates and acknowledgements.

Start Time: 09:00 am
Date: May 5, 2017
End Time: 12:00 pm

Online Job Applications

Title: Online Job Applications
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This personalized assistance session is suitable for clients who have difficulty with completing online applications for jobs. To benefit from the session a client will have to be prepared with a job posting that requires an online application and with a résumé  targeted to the job they want to apply for. Clients can attend multiple sessions until they become comfortable to apply online without assistance.
Prerequisite:Résumé  needed
Start Time: 10:00 am
Date: May 3, 2017
End Time: 12:00 pm

JobWorks – Interview Theory

Title: JobWorks – Interview Theory
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: Human communication is the basic example of interactive communication; therefore, this workshop is designed to assist job applicants to feel confident during a job interview; and consequently, to improve their chances of getting hired. Through discussion of relevant topics and development of practical activities, the workshop provides clients the information needed for proper action planning and interview preparation, as well as, the opportunity to ask questions and share their previous interview experiences.
Assisted clients only.

Start Time: 09:30 am
Date: May 31, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

JobWorks – Résumé Writing

Title: JobWorks – Résumé Writing
Location: Neighbourhood Link Resource Centre 3036 Danforth Ave
Description: This résumé writing workshop focuses on the development of accomplishment statements that clearly articulates an ability to contribute to the productivity and/or productivity and/or profitability of a company.
Assisted clients only.
Prerequisite: Résumé Theory
Start Time: 09:30 am
Date: May 30, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

JobWorks – Résumé Theory

Title: JobWorks – Résumé Theory
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This well designed informative workshop is directed to provide the knowledge necessary to prepare an effective résumé. The training covers the basics of résumé writing: résumé structure, formatting and styles; consequently, it is suitable for beginners and also for clients who want to refresh their knowledge about writing a winning résumé. The workshop includes a lot of examples and more complex topics such as: accomplishment statements, matching skills and experience to employers’ needs, writing style tips and the latest trends in résumé writing.
Assisted clients only.
Start Time: 09:30 am
Date: May 29, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

Career Exploration – Labour Market

Title: Career Exploration – Labour Market
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, ON
Description: A three day program that will help participants to identify and consider different career options and explore their personality type, interests, skills and values.

Registered clients only.
Start Time: 09:30 am
Date: May 25, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

Career Exploration – Who Am I

Title: Career Exploration – Who Am I
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, ON
Description: A three day program that will help participants to identify and consider different career options and explore their personality type, interests, skills and values.

Registered clients only.
Start Time: 09:30 am
Date: May 24, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

Career Exploration – Personality Dimensions

Title: Career Exploration – Personality Dimensions
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, ON
Description: A three day program that will help participants to identify and consider different career options and explore their personality type, interests, skills and values.

Registered clients only.
Start Time: 09:30 am
Date: May 23, 2017
End Time: 03:30 pm

Job Searching with Social Media: LinkedIn

Title: Job Searching with Social Media: LinkedIn
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This is an interactive workshop for clients who are familiar with LinkedIn but need to expand their knowledge in how to use it more efficiently in order to create professional online presence, strong online identity and professional networking connections to support their job search process. Guidelines and practical drills are included in the training.

PREREQUISITE: Client must have a LinkedIn account.

Start Time: 09:30 am
Date: May 19, 2017
End Time: 01:00 pm